About The Philadelphia Phillies: This past season, the Philadelphia Phillies clinched their third straight NL East Division Title with a record of 93-69. As defending World Series champions, they have a huge targets on their back. However, they field a team that is strong in many areas. Offensively, they led the National League in runs scored and home runs, thanks to contributions from Ryan Howard (45 home runs, 141 RBIs) and Chase Utley (26 home runs, 93 RBIs, .282 average). They also boast one of the strongest pitching staffs, with two legitimate aces in mid-season acquisition Cliff Lee (7-4, 74 Ks, 3 Complete Games since the trade) and 2008 World Series MVP Cole Hamels (10-11, 4.28 ERA, 168 Ks). In addition to the two lefty aces, they could use mid-season replacement Pedro Martinez in ...
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